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Cream of Wheat & Lentils

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    1/2 cup (125 mL) toasted, sliced almonds

    1 apple, finely diced

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) maple syrup, divided

    4 cups (1 L) dairy, almond, or coconut milk

    pinch, salt

    1/2 cup (125 mL) cream of wheat or wheatlets

    1/2 cup (125 mL) split red lentils

    1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries

    1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon

    1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla


Directions

  1. Combine almonds, apple, 1 Tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup, and pinch of salt in a small bowl. Reserve.
  2. Pour milk into a medium saucepot and whisk in cream of wheat. Add lentils, cranberries, cinnamon, remaining maple syrup, and pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil on medium heat while stirring often. Reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for another 8-10 minutes or until lentils are cooked and desired thickness has been reached. Stir in vanilla.
  4. Portion cooked mixture into serving bowls and garnish each with a spoonful of apple and almond compote.

Allergic to nuts? Try substituting toasted pumpkin or sunflower seeds, instead of almonds.

Don’t have apples on hand? Chopped pears, peaches, or bananas are a great substitute!


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 250
  • Total Fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Carbohydrates 41 g
  • Dietary Fibre 4 g
  • Sugar 28 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Sodium 250 mg
  • Potassium 214 mg
  • Folate 5 mcg